Power cut off to 10 illegal gambling outlets in Padawan

Online gambling premises had their electricity supply cut off on Oct 15, 2020.

KUCHING, Oct 16: Ten illegal online gambling premises had their electricity supply cut off yesterday.

Padawan district police chief Supt Aidil Bolhassan said the operations were conducted by the police together with two Sarawak Energy Berhad (Sesco) staff in Siburan, Beratok and Batu Kawa vicinity.

“The electricity disconnection was conducted under Section 21A (1) of Common Gaming Houses Act 1953.


“We would like to warn the public, regardless individuals or businesses not to engage in unlicensed gambling activities. Police will continue to carry out raids to eliminate illegal gambling activities,” Aidil said in a statement.

He also appealed to the public to inform the police if there were any illegal gambling activities, drug abuse or any information that violates the law under IPD Padawan administration through its 24-hour operations room at 082-862233.-DayakDaily